389: Dave Asprey - Fast This Way to Burn Fat and Heal Inflammation


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Watch the full video interview on YouTube here: https://bit.ly/daveasprey389

Dave Asprey (IG: @dave.asprey) is the Founder & Chairman of Bulletproof. He is a three-time New York Times bestselling science author, host of the Webby award-winning podcast Bulletproof Radio, and has been featured on the Today Show, CNN, The New York Times, Dr. Oz, and more.

Today Dave is on the show for this 4th time to discuss his new book, Fast This Way: Burn Fat, Heal Inflammation, and Eat Like the High-Performing Human You Were Meant to Be.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Why Dave wrote Fast This Way
  • The biggest fasting hacks
  • What is grehlin?
  • Drinking coffee that makes you hungry? (it might be toxic)
  • The benefits of adding prebiotic fiber to your Bulletproof Coffee
  • Why Dave's not a fan of exogenous ketones
  • How to achieve metabolic flexibility
  • Don’t fall into the fasting trap
  • Women can start out fasting 3-4 days a week
  • The process of autophagy
  • The core definition of resilience
  • Intermittent fasting is a sustainable practice for helping prevent disease
  • The Four “F words” - Focus, Food, Fertility, & Friend
  • Fasting provides a sense of peace and power
  • The definition of biohacking in relation to intermittent fasting
  • The great debate - water vs. Bulletproof Coffee fasts
  • Coffee will give you better results during a fast
  • Dave’s profound experience with a Shaman
  • The difference between spiritual fasting and ayahuasca
  • Holotropic breathing can induce altered states
  • Why intermittent fasting matters
  • Dave’s experience coming back into society after water fasting
  • Is it safe for kids to fast?
  • Fasting for women
  • Activated charcoal is a magic supplement to add in while fasting
  • Taking serrapeptase during a fast

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Listen to Dave Asprey previously on TUHP (episodes #061, #159, and #305)

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Related episodes:

Gary Taubes – Are Carbs Making You Fat? (#387)

369: Dr. Jason Fung – Stop Snacking & Start Fasting

353: Dr. Satchin Panda – Time-Restricted Eating (TRE) & Managing Your Light Exposure

311: Leanne Vogel – Keto For Women, Loving Your Body, Sailing Through Life

294: Dr. Sara Gottfried – Brain Body Diet, Start To Surrender, Reset With Intermittent Fasting

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